Can a political rookie from Michigan become America's first Muslim governor?
For The Hard Lessons, love and family won out over fame
Cats and dogs get many of the same cancers we do. Could they be the key to unlocking new treatments that help us — and our pets — beat the disease?
Our reader's picks for the Best of Detroit winners in food, drink, leisure, people, and services
Unlocking the secrets to some of the city’s lesser-known gems
Vintage bridal looks for a timeless and unforgettable wedding celebration.
Detroit’s 90th Thanksgiving Day show is a tradition — especially for volunteers
The Venice Biennale exhibit has been praised and panned, pondered and protested. And come February, the locals will get their chance to weigh in.
For generations, families have been passing down recipes that have stood the test of time
This is the tale of Roaring Dan Seavey, the lakeman who absconded with a ship full of cedar and led authorities on a chase up the coast of Lake Michigan
Getting into the voting spirit with election-inspired cocktails
Dr. Mona gained fame as a ‘water warrior,’ but her long-term crusade is fixing all of Flint’s social ills
Living in Wayne County’s polluted ZIP codes has been linked to asthma and other health conditions, but activists and policymakers — and even some industries — are working to address regional environmental issues
How thoughts and perceptions health care providers unconsciously harbor can affect health care for minorities — and what can be done about it
Cutting to the core of Paul Bunyan's true Great Lakes origins
From bags to neckties, get to know some of the local fashion scene’s brightest homegrown talents
Detroit Public Schools gets a fresh financial start this fall, but some say Michigan lawmakers have set the state’s largest district up for failure
This year’s picks come from all over the metro Detroit map — from the entertainment industry and sports world to boardrooms and courtrooms
Performers from Detroit’s small busking community face an unclear city ordinance — and some friendly competition
A coney island blossoms into Flowers of Vietnam on the weekends as a southwest Detroit chef works to bring his neighborhood a creative dining experience
UAW-GM sponsorship gives new life to the Spirit of Detroit HydroFest
A Troll explores the Upper Peninsula, one pasty at a time
Join Hour Detroit at the table for a taste of the Great Lakes State’s most iconic dishes
Not much says Michigan like Mackinac Island, and not much says Mackinac Island like fudge.
A completely fair and balanced five-sense approach to establishing Detroit-style pies as the nation’s best
A native metro Detroiter living in Brooklyn yearns for the almond boneless chicken of her youth
American or Lafayette? Here’s how to decide which dog cuts the mustard once and for all
In the northern Michigan village of Bellaire, family and friends carry on ‘Smokehouse Tim’s’ legacy
HIV is still a health problem, but getting the public to notice is an uphill battle
Michigan’s film industry is uncertain after the end of the state’s financial incentives
Apartments and homes along Detroit’s riverfront take advantage of the city’s greatest natural asset
Tips for planning the ultimate family-friendly spread
Its factories are long gone, but 150-year-old Vernors is still ‘Detroit’s drink’
Readers crown more than 300 totally awesome Best of Detroit winners
A look back at the people covered by Hour Detroit since 1996
The Motor City stars in recent books
Local entrepreneurs are putting the Motor City on the fashion map
Exploring metro Detroit mile by mile.
City Guide 2016: Mile by Mile
Nine Mile symbolizes the beginnings of suburban sprawl — and white flight.
To "Little Vietnam" and beyond.
In many ways, Hall Road just might be the most American of all of the mile roads.
In suburban Detroit, St. Sabbas Orthodox Monastery is heaven on Earth.
Paxahau celebrates a decade of keeping Detroit’s Movement electronic music festival running.
Florals are an enduring fashion motif, and today’s freshest arrivals range from subtle lace patterns that evoke delicate leaves to botanical-inspired prints.
Nearly two decades after voters rolled the dice on casinos, has the city and state hit the jackpot or is it even money? One safe bet: The house always wins.
The Kresge Foundation's Annual $25,000 unrestricted grants help Detroit's burgeoning artists
Detroit’s eccentric past and present make for a hell of a party at the Marche du Nain Rouge
Using agave crops from their ancestral Jalisco, Mexico, property, a Southwest Detroit family is creating award-winning spirits
A new generation reconnects with Old World traditions at a storied Detroit bathhouse
Bridal fashion doesn’t necessarily have to be wed to tradition.
Out of necessity or by choice, a growing number of area commuters are adapting to life without an automobile
More people across the country are downsizing their homes — and their lives. Will this trend gain traction in metro Detroit?
A reporter tours Detroit, one Uber ride at a time, to see what he can learn about the company and its drivers
Amid renewed interest in rethinking regional transportation, several projects aim to overhaul how we get around in metro Detroit
Elio Motors plans to take on the big automakers with a three-wheeled vehicle that gets 84 miles per gallon
Ann Arbor’s Mcity could put Michigan on the map as a hub for autonomous vehicle development
Unwrap the unexpected and unusual from heartwarming stocking stuffers for the little ones to toast-worthy drink accessories for the adults
The pull of the IronLine sled dog race is helping a southwest U.P. community gain traction as a winter destination
From a raised foundation to reclaimed stone walls and repurposed timber, a lovingly restored 1850s farmhouse blends old and new
A tiny, one-room space in Center Line becomes a launching pad for the careers of professional wrestlers
After losing his sight, an artist’s journey to reinvent his life is a lesson in overcoming obstacles
In southwest Detroit, a tattoo removal program helps former gang members leave stigma behind
For future doctors, Wayne State University’s body bequest program isn’t all about death — it’s about learning the science of healing
Founder of Rock CF nonprofit fights back against genetic lung disease
End-of-life-care issues are becoming part of the national dialogue
More women opt for a double mastectomy, but does it really prevent anything?
With its unique creations, Black Light Visuals builds loyal following among music fans
Mille Mitten goes off the beaten path as travelers rediscover Michigan through 1,000 mile journey
Who says they don't make them like they used to? Not the faculty and staff at the Great Lakes Boat Building School.
One of the most polluted rivers in the nation has come a long way thanks to the flood of support from communities, but it still has a long way to go.
A family-friendly feel, slower pace, and more clean restrooms? Perhaps the Belle Isle takeover is delivering on its 'new and improved' promise.
Detroit may have been built around the automotive industry, but as the Motor City looks ahead on the road to recovery, its streets aren’t filling with cars, but motor-less, pedal-powered, two-wheeled machines. From manufacturers and mechanics to Monday night Slow Roll, Detroit’s becoming a bike town — and it’s just barely gotten rid of its training wheels.
Detroit nonprofit Back Alley Bikes offers opportunities for youth (and adults) to build, repair, and ride bikes … and have fun in the process
Detroit Bikes owner wants to get American-made bike manufacturing back on a roll
Where there are bikes, there is beer
Without the ‘squad,’ Slow Roll wouldn’t exist
Five years ago, Monday nights in Detroit were just like any other. Now, they’re a celebration of cycling, community, and the city.
Multimillion-dollar DIA exhibit explores Detroit’s influence on iconic Mexican artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo
International visitors (or locals) seeking an authentic glimpse of Detroit need to look no further than this writer turned cab driver
When it came to Door-to-door milk trucks, metro Detroit’s DIVCO was the cream of the crop
It isn’t easy going green, but despite falling gas prices and disappointing sales, automakers keep plugging away at the low- and zero-emissions market
Evenings out aren’t always just black-tie manners and home by midnight. Sometimes, the high-energy celebration lasts into the wee hours.
More than 5 million LEDs transform a Detroit Zoo stroll into a wild experience
Local chefs and caterers dish up their takes on different fêtes
Thinking about having a happy hour at home? We asked local restaurants, new distilleries, and bars to give us step-by-step directions on how to make some of the tastiest drinks in town.
Lost in a sea of unsolved murders, the death of a beloved WSU professor 30 years ago still haunts friends and former students with the question: Why?
Robert Hudson Tannahill’s bequest left the DIA a priceless visual legacy
They come from all walks of life — from automotive, hospitality, and health to politics and philanthropy. What they have in common is dressing well.